Weekly Report on North Korea No. 999 (June 7 to June 13, 2010)
ROK Ministry of Unification
The 3rd session of the 12th SPA
North Korea hold the third session of the 12th Supreme People’s Assembly at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on June 7 and discussed several issues such as elections, organization, and recall of the Premier of the Cabinet. (Korean Central News Agency, Korean Central Television, Korean Central Broadcasting Station on June 7)
※ High ranking officials from the party, military, and the government, including Kim Jong-il attended at this session.
Pyongyang International Insurance Seminar
North Korea held the Pyongyang International Insurance Seminar at the Yanggakdo hotel in Pyongyang from June 7 to June 8. (Korean Central News Agency, Korean Central Television on June 7~8)
NK, Increasing threats related to the sinking of the Cheonan
North Korea has raise doubts on the results of the investigation on the sinking of the Cheonan under the names of the “National Defense Committee,” “General Staff” and other various media. It also threatened that its military response will be a merciless attack that will even anticipate making Seoul a sea of fire.” (Korean Central News Agency on June 7~13)
North Korean ambassador’ letter to the UNSC
Sin son-ho, North Korean ambassador to the United Nations sent a letter to the Claude Heller, president of the UN Security Council to urge that the UN should not refer this case to the Security council (June 8).
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